And many more! Check your local listings to see what great programs you can find on Retro TV!
COMING THIS SUMMER! Follow the adventures of the Doctor, a time lord who faces a variety of foes while travelling through time and space in the TARDIS, his iconic blue police box. Retro TV will be showcasing the series’ classic run, featuring the first seven incarnations of the Doctor: William Hartnell, Patrick Troughton, Jon Pertwee, Tom Baker, Peter Davison, Colin Baker, and Sylvester McCoy.
Classic films, each and every day. The Retro Cinema block showcases films from the '40s, '50s, '60s, '70s, and beyond...everything from little-seen classics and star-powered award-winners to adventure, romance, and mystery yarns.
Wondering where to turn for thrills and excitement? Why, it's elementary! The World's Greatest Detective (Ronald Howard) tackles cases new and old with his partner, Dr. Watson (Howard Marion Crawford) as murder, mayhem, and mystery abound.
One Step Beyond
One Step Beyond is an anthology of weird fiction, hosted by John Newland, "your guide to the supernatural", presenting tales that explore paranormal events and various situations that defy explanation.
The series centers on the detectives of NYPD’s 65th Precinct, but episode plots were often focused more on the criminals and victims portrayed by guest stars. Primary writer Stirling Silliphant nurtured a focus on intelligent drama with elements of comedy and pathos, leading to significant critical acclaim for the series, and leading film and television actors of the time sought out guest-starring roles.
Nestled amongst the pines above the shores of Lake Tahoe is the Ponderosa ranch, the thousand-acre home of Ben Cartwright and his sons, Adam, Hoss and Little Joe. Bonanza tells the stories of the Wild West through the eyes of this steadfast family and their desire to help those in need.
Lassie is an American television series that follows the adventures of a collie dog named Lassie and her companions, human and animal.
Two young adventurers in a Corvette explore early '60s social problems and changing mores, looking for the right place to settle down while seeking themselves.
He-Man and the Masters of the Universe
The most powerful man in the universe, He-Man, goes against the evil forces of Skeletor to save the planet Eternia and to protect the secrets of Castle Grayskull.
She-Ra: Princess of Power
Princess Adora raises her magic sword and becomes She-Ra, the most powerful woman in the universe, to aid her friends in defeating the Evil Horde so their planet Etheria can be free.
Animated series featuring Jim Backus' Mr. Magoo character in half-hour adaptations of classic stories for children. Praised by both critics and educators, and well-remembered by fans, the program won a prestigious George Foster Peabody award in 1965.
The Archie Show
The show revolves around 17-year-old Archie Andrews and his teen-age pals from Riverdale High School including: his best friend, food fiend Jughead Jones; wise-cracking Reggie Mantle; beautiful, spoiled-rich brunette Veronica Lodge; and attractive, blonde, girl-next-door tomboy Betty Cooper.
Da Vinci's Inquest
Da Vinci's Inquest stars Nicholas Campbell as Dominic Da Vinci, once an undercover officer for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, now a crusading coroner who seeks justice in the cases he investigates.
The New Zorro
Set in Spanish California, this often-refilmed story chronicles the adventures of Don Diego de la Vega, a young nobleman who lives a double live as El Zorro ('The Fox'), protector of the people of the Pueblo de Los Angeles during the early 1800s. Hiding behind the mannerisms of a bookish fop, Diego keeps his second identity hidden from everyone but his servant, Felipe. Zorro's greatest enemy is always the Alcalde, who personifies the distant Spanish government in Los Angeles.
A squad of supernatural investigators are Earth's only defense against an evil ghost wizard and his minions.
Dr. James Campbell tries to serve his patients in the face of local opposition from the Laird, and after several discouraging political events, as well as some unfortunate events regarding his practice, he desires a chance to start over. His sons, Neil and John, dissatisfied with their current, mundane lives, decide to emigrate from Scotland to Canada on hearing of the opportunity to own land in Canada and persuade him to make the move. Emma, James' daughter, is equally dissatisfied and likes the idea as well.
Organized crime and the Organized Crime Unit (OCU) work together to achieve the opposing goals of each respective world.
An American cowboy and his superpowered sidekick are assigned to protect the planet of New Texas from invading robots.
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A cult favorite since 1988, Mystery Science Theater 3000 follows a man (Joel Hodgson, then Mike Nelson) forced by a mad scientist to watch the most terrible movies ever produced. To stay sane, he and his robot sidekicks Tom Servo and Crow T. Robot, provide a hilarious running commentary making fun of the film.
The Lucy Show
The Lucy Show is pure sitcom magic, and it's now on Retro TV! Lucy Carmichael (Lucille Ball) is a widowed mother who shares her suburban home with her best friend Vivian Bagley (Vivian Vance) and tries to meet the demands of her blustery boss Mr. Mooney. Cementing her title as TV's Queen of Comedy, this beloved series was developed by Ball as a follow-up to her groundbreaking hit I Love Lucy. Enjoy the wacky antics of America's sweetheart, Lucille Ball, as well as a veritable galaxy of guest stars like George Burns, Carol Burnett, John Wayne, Tennessee Ernie Ford and many, many more in The Lucy Show!
Get ready for all the real-life crime stories of the most influential police drama in the history of television. Producer, creator and director Jack Webb stars as tough-as-nails Sergeant Joe Friday, on the beat tracking down clues, criminals and corporate corruption.
"Come ride the little train that is rolling down the track to the junction!" The long-running television classic Petticoat Junction was one of the most successful and beloved situation comedies of the 1960s. Created by Paul Henning (The Beverly Hillbillies) Petticoat Junction was set in the folksy farming community of Hooterville. Petticoat Junction centers on Kate Bradley, a widow who runs the charming Shady Rest Hotel with the help of her three beautiful young daughters - Billie Joe, Bobbie Joe and Betty Joe - along with the girls' Uncle Joe. Sam Drucker runs the local general store. Railroad engineers Charlie Pratt and Floyd Smoot operate the Cannonball, a steam engine train that runs through the valley and brings a host of interesting visitors and humorous mishaps to the Shady Rest. "Forget about your cares, it's time to relax at the junction!"
Highway to Heaven
An angel as down-to-earth as he is divine, Jonathan Smith and his sidekick Mark Gordon have only one goal: help others reach higher ground. Backed by The Boss and blessed with otherworldly powers, Jonathan and Mark travel wherever the spirit takes them. From small towns to bustling cities, their journey touches troubles lives from all corners of America, imparting hard-earned wisdom, humor, and whenever necessary, a dash of divinity. Highway to Heaven has captured the hearts of viewers young and old. Catch this breakthrough series full of everyday miracles and remarkable transformations right here, on Retro TV!
The Joey Bishop Show
Joey Barnes is the host of a TV talk show originating in New York. Each episode dealt with events in his personal and professional life as a celebrity. Many guest stars appeared on the series playing themselves as guests of Joey's talk show.
Comedy legend Bob Denver is back! Created by Sherwood Schwartz, the man responsible for Gilligan's Island, Dusty's Trail is centered around a group of pioneers lost in the untamed frontier after being separated from a wagon train. All of the characters fromGilligan's Island are represented, with Bob Denver as the bumbling Dusty whose bumbling gets them lost! Together with the engineer, the banker and his wife, the saloon girl, the young school teacher and the wagon master (Forrest Tucker, F Troop), the group makes a succession of hilarious attempts at finding their way to California.
Robert Culp and Bill Cosby star as international espionage agents Kelly Robinson and Alexander Scott on highly dangerous missions in this ever-popular, award-winning series. Culp poses as a world-class playboy/tennis player, and Cosby goes undercover as his trainer. Together they travel the world, trading quips and fighting high-level crime with cool bravado and extraordinary savoir-faire. Combining humor with action/intrigue, I Spy was the first adventure TV series to be shot in exotic international locales, establishing a new standard for television dramas.
The Beverly Hillbillies
A nouveau riche hillbilly family moves to Beverly Hills and shakes up the privileged society with their hayseed ways.
The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet
Long running family saga based largely on the actual actors involved. As the sons age, we go through their teenage dating problems, then marriage and careers.
The Soupy Sales Show
Improvised and slapstick in nature, The Soupy Sales Show is a rapid-fire stream of comedy sketches, gags, and puns, almost all of which result in receiving a pie in the face. Soupy Sales developed pie-throwing into an art form: straight to the face, on top of the head, a pie to both ears from behind, moving into a stationary pie, and countless other variations.
Cold Squad is a one hour police crime-drama about a team of Vancouver police officers in charge of investigating and solving cases that have been in the "cold" file for a while, cases where the police gave up on them because there were no leads.
Merv Griffin's Crosswords
Contestants answer a series of questions with words that solve a crossword puzzle.
The Adventures of Robin Hood
A long-running series of adventures featuring Robin of Locksley--Robin Hood--and his group of Sherwood-Forest-based freedom fighters. Robin and his men protected England from the evil machinations of Prince John while good King Richard was away at the Crusades.
Norm Crosby's The Comedy Shop
Join the Master of Malaprops as he hosts an hilarious sketch comedy show!
Disasters of the Century
Many disaster occurred throughout the 20th century, both natural and caused by humans. While some have been largely forgotten, man should remember and learn from each on of them.